Fathoming Consciousness: Meaning and Measurement


Feb
14
2014

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  • Host Department: Center for the Study of Complex Systems
  • Date: 02/14/2014
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Location: 4th Floor Rackham

  • Description:

    The University of Michigan branch of the Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter and the Center for the Study of Complex Systems Announces the following upcoming Symposium:

    Fathoming Consciousness: Meaning & Measurement

    Coffee and Snacks Provided • Registration Not Required

    Event Schedule

    8:30AM – 9:00AM
    Coffee and Snacks

    9:00AM – 9:15AM
    Welcome and Opening Remarks: Jim Allen


    Morning Session • Chair: Charles Doering

    9:15AM – 10:00AM
    Levels of Consciousness
    John Holland – University of Michigan

    10:00AM – 10:15AM
    Discussion

    10:15AM – 10:45AM
    Coffee

    10:45AM – 11:30AM
    Consciousness and the Dying Brain
    George Mashour – University of Michigan

    11:30AM – 11:45AM
    Discussion

    11:45AM – 1:00PM
    Break and Poster Viewing
    Lunch (Independently)


    Afternoon Session • Chair: Patrick Grim

    1:00PM – 1:45PM
    That Which is Clear and Knowing: Buddhist Views of Consciousness
    Donald Lopez – University of Michigan

    1:45PM – 2:00PM
    Discussion

    2:00PM – 2:45PM
    The Diverse Accounts of Consciousness Now Available, and a Possible Way to Get Past Them
    Paul Churchland – University of California at San Diego

    2:45PM – 3:00PM
    Discussion

    3:00PM – 3:30PM
    Coffee

    3:30PM – 4:15PM
    Evolutionary Approach to Artificial Consciousness
    Chris Adami – Michigan State University

    4:15PM – 5:00PM
    Closing Discussion

    5:00PM
    Adjourn


    Organizers:

    J.W. Allen, C. R. Doering and P. Grim (University of Michigan)

    We will have a poster session.
    For more information, please contact cscs@umich.edu

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